To be effective, start with your own leadership abilities.
Where does the responsibility for leadership development reside in your organization? Where does it belong?
The responsibility for development must reside with senior leaders and, ideally, with the CEO. HR is jointly responsible for its success and for ensuring that senior leadership and the CEO own and lead development. Otherwise, it will never be more than a staff function—an add-on when times are good, rather than core to the busi